Alicka Samuel: One of the Girls

Alicka Samuel spent Election Day at her campaign headquarters in Brooklyn. She chatted with friends, volunteers, and the media, while counting the minutes till 9 p.m. Soon she would emerge victorious as the new District 41 councilwoman. But being elected is only the first step in the changes Samuel wants to bring for women. As a woman of color she is a minority on New York City Council, with big challenges ahead of her.

About Fahad Naveed

Fahad Naveed is a multimedia journalist and visual artist from Pakistan. His work often deals with identity politics, and questioning power structures.